- Magura MT8 Disc Brake with Storm SL Rotor
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|Postmount 5"||140mm Rotor|
|Front IS 6"||160mm Rotor|
|IS Front / Rear||160mm Rotor|
|Postmount 5"||160mm Rotor|
|Postmount 6"||160mm Rotor|
|Front IS 6"||180mm Rotor|
|IS Front / Rear||180mm Rotor|
|Postmount 5"||180mm Rotor|
|Postmount 6"||180mm Rotor|
|Postmount 7"||180mm Rotor|
|Front IS 6"||203mm Rotor|
|IS Front / Rear||203mm Rotor|
|Postmount 6"||203mm Rotor|
|Postmount 7"||203mm Rotor|
|Postmount 8"||203mm Rotor|
The MT8 features the a full carbon body, and carbon lay blade and clamp and plenty of other key features, which are listed below. The Carbotecture Brake - Stronger, Lighter, and Ingenious.
Top Features of the Magura MT8 Disc Brake with Storm SL Rotor
- Full carbon master body
- Carbolay lever blade and clamp
- Alloy bolts
- Carbotecture SL Master body
- Split clamp
- Flip-Flop design
- Integrated reservoir
- Royal Blood mineral oil
- Anti-Features: Anti-drag, Anti-heat, Anti-squeal
- EPR: Easy Pad Replacement
- RHR: Rotateable Hose Routing
- Feel Safety: ergonomic blade shape
- EBT: Easy Bleed Technology
- HPT: Hollow Pivot Technology
- Double Arch: single piece caliper design
- Weight 279g (including 160 mm Storm SL Rotor)
- Colours: Brake lever and caliper in a cool black body with red specials
- Guarantee: 5-year leakproof warranty after online registration on magura.com
- Designed and manufactured in Germany
With the MT8 Magura presents the worldwide most clever disc brake ever with Carbotecture SL Master and Carbolay lever blade, manufactured in their innovative Carboflow process.
Based on the Magura Performance Factor the MT8 is the new benchmark on the disc brake market. Despite the awesome weight features the MT8 makes you forget the well-known problems of the ultra-lightweight competitors' products - thanks to Carbotecture SL.
Technical features: Open hydraulic disc brake system with a completely integrated reservoir with EBT technology for superfast and convenient bleeding. The dual piston fixed caliper with automatic pad wear adjustment in a smart One Piece Design for maximum stiffness. Pad wear thickness can be checked without removal of the pads.
The master is made out of our innovative Carbotecture SL with a incredible light and durable Carbolay lever blade. Featuring a cool look, distinctively enhanced durability and optimized friction performance for stunning brake power.
Available with 203, 180, 160 and 140mm diametre. Featherlight carbon 2-finger blade with integrated reach adjust. All fitting bolts made of aluminium.
About Disc Brakes
Bicycle disc brakes consist of a metal disc attached to the wheel hub that rotates with the wheel. Brake calipers are attached to the frame or fork along with pads that squeeze together on the disc. The way it is attached to the bike will be either by IS (International Standard) which has two holes facing the disc or Post Mount, which has threads going into the fork. Disc brakes have been successfully used on motorbikes for decades, and are the principal choice there. The primary benefit of disc brakes is that they perform equally well in all conditions including water, mud and snow. This is due to their position closer to the hub and away from the ground and possible contaminants like water, which can coat and freeze on the rim in colder temperatures. The pads are usually made from metal sinters or an organic compound instead of rubber. Water acts as a lubricant to rubber but not metal, therefore disc brakes maintain their stopping power in wet conditions. They also avoid the problem that rim brakes have of wearing out the wheel rims, especially in muddy conditions, as well as the requirement that the rim be straight. Disc brakes offer improved modulation of braking power and generally require less finger effort to achieve the same braking power. The advantages of discs make them well-suited to steep, extended downhills through wet and muddy off-road terrain, common in freeride bicycle riding.
About the Magura brand
Established in 1893. Magura have lead the way in hydraulic disc brake technology. They were the first company to produce a hydraulic rim brake with the HS33 and the first company to use a cast single piece caliper, the Gustav M which is now 10 years old and has been used by legends such as Tomac, Palmer and the modern brakes are being used by the likes of Liam Killeen and Tyler "Super T" Klassen. For 2007 Magura have introduced a completely new range of forks featuring a dual arch and the Maxle on their freeride fork.
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